The New York Public Library Podcast
Francine Prose on YouTube, Sentences, & War

Award-winning author Francine Prose came to the Library to talk about her latest novel, “Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932.” In this conversation with NYPL’s Jessica Strand, Prose discusses love, storytelling, and how to read like a writer.

Direct download: 96_Prose_-_12516_12.45_PM.mp3
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Junot Díaz on Intimacy & the Game of Fiction

Bestselling author Junot Díaz came to the Library in 2013 to mark the release of his book “This Is How You Lose Her.” In this conversation with NYPL’s Paul Holdengraber, Díaz talks about family, love, and the American immigrant experience.

Direct download: 95_Diaz.mp3
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Sharon Olds & Cynthia Nixon on Dickinson, First Drafts, & Selfhood

This week, we welcome two great artists: Pulitzer and T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet Sharon Olds; and Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon. In this entertaining conversation, co-presented by the Academy of American Poets, Olds and Nixon discuss theater, Emily Dickinson, and channeling their energy into art.

Direct download: 94_Olds__Nixon.mp3
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David Hare on Theater, Anticipation, & Hitchcock

English playwright and screenwriter David Hare's work includes the Academy Award-nominated screenplays for “The Hours” and “The Reader,” as well as three Tony Award-nominated plays on Broadway. In this conversation with NYPL’s Jessica Strand, Hare talks about love, the stage, and his new memoir, “The Blue Touch Paper.”

Direct download: 93_Hare.mp3
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